Outstanding in all areas.
The children’s home provides highly effective services that consistently exceed the standards of good. The actions of the children’s home contribute to significantly improved outcomes and positive experiences for children and young people who need help, protection and care. There is much research into practice, and staff have access to the materials published and their knowledge is tested and shared during meetings with the leaders in the home. The implications of online safety, children missing from care, child sexual exploitation,
grooming and radicalisation are well known by all of the staff in the home.
Ofsted Report 2018
Young people thrive in this home and they make good progress. This is facilitated by the strong and supportive relationships they have built up with the staff and with each other. Despite arriving in the home having experienced previous placement disruptions and facing considerable challenges, young people develop a very strong sense of themselves and improve in confidence.
The registered manager is an experienced, strong leader. He has utilised his knowledge, skills and experience to encourage positive outcomes for the young people in the home. The registered manager and his senior leaders have completed their level 5 qualification in management. Together they are passionate, confident and ambitious for the young people in the home’s care. Staff consistently told the inspector that they feel very well supported and described the environment as being home from home